SoftSide Magazine Issue 47 (Operation Sabotage) (August 1982). Operation: Sabotage (Translations by Ron Shaker and Rich Bouchard. Encryption modifications by Rich Bouchard, Bill Kubeck and Alan J. Zett. In another of our encrypted adventures, you'll be challenged to infiltrate an alien installation on Mars. They are planning to build an incredible defense shield and you must steal the plans and destroy the complex. Good luck — you may get out alive.) - Ray Sato, C.A.T.S. (Parts II & III) (Translations by Alan J. Zett. With this month's completion of the Computer-Assisted Testing System, you'll be able to administer the tests you created with the first module, score the students on their responses and keep accurate records for future reference.) - Jon Voskuil, Sri Lanka Imports At the NCC (A tongue-in-cheek look at a fictitious company's introduction of such unique products as a black phosphor monitor at the National Computer Conference.) - David D. Busch, A Few Words From the Phantom Programmer (Our mysterious contributor offers a few words of advice on the use of I and O, (Or is it 1 and 0?) as variables in program listings.) - Anonymous, Anatomy of an Adventure (The creator of many of SoftSide's Adventures of the Month will take you step by step through the process of writing an original adventure and translating it to other systems. He's included his own "Adventure Skeleton" in this valuable tutorial.) - Peter Kirsch, The National Computer Conference — What's a Mainframe? (This year's NCC revealed that the microcomputer is a contender for almost all serious computing applications. Here's a comprehensive report on the introduction of systems from such unexpected manufacturers as Sony and Epson.) - George Blank, Entertainment Tomorrow (Disney Studios' TRON has brought a new age of animation to the film industry. The authors give an extensive background on the computer graphics companies responsible for these developments accompanied by some exciting scenes from the movie.) - Fred D'Ignazio and Allen L. Wold, Machine Head - Spyder Webb, Editorial, Input/Output, Hints and Enhancements, Calendar, General Information (Concerning SoftSide Line Listings, SWAT and Media Versions), Market/Side, New Products, Advertisers Index, Enhanced Disk Version - CLOZE TEST (The Classroom Teacher's Diagnostic Reading Test enables the teacher or parent to determine whether a student is able to read materials with understanding. It is also a valuable self-improvement tool for reading comprehension.) (Apple) - William D. Hedges, Article - APPLE DISKOURSE (You're on your way to having a valuable disk utility with this installment of the series — Disk Snooper. It will allow you direct access to the secrets hidden away on your diskettes.) (Apple) - Gary W. Bradley, Review of WIZARDRY - Scenarios I & II (Apple) - Hartley G. Lesser, Enhanced Disk Version - NEAT LIST (This useful listing utility will make the line output of your programs much easier to understand. Statements will be listed on individual lines and REMarks will be framed by asterisks. Debugging will never be the same.) (Atari) - Frank Roberts, Article - ATARI SILENCER (If you or your family are annoyed by the constant output of the speaker on your ATARI console, here's the solution. With only a few inexpensive parts, you can put a switch on that speaker so you are in control.) (Atari) - John J. Anderson, Review of DEADLINE (Atari) - Eric F. Wolcott, Enhanced Disk Version - UP PERISCOPE (Exciting sea-battle action comes to the screen of your TRS-80. This wargame/simulation is packed with destroyers, submarines and a convoy of vessels to keep two players fast on the keys in dramatic competition.) (S-80) - Ron Potkin, Review of ALIEN DEFENSE (S-80) - Andre Chen, Review of NEWSCRIPT 7.0 (S-80) - Harry Temple, Review of THE TAS ADVENTURE SYSTEM (S-80) - Mark E. Renne.